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Officially known as "Robot Vera," the master recruiter is an artificially intelligent software technology that uses machine learning, allowing her to refine her conversational skills with more practice. MUST CREDIT: Handout photo courtesy of Robot Vera
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
1 hour 8 min ago
An employee passes an order to a customer at the drive-thru of a Subway Restaurants location in Princeton, Illinois, on April 20, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
1 hour 23 min ago
An example of "nudging" in the new Gmail.  Google.
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
4 hours 2 min ago
April 24, 2018
Hard red winter wheat is harvested at sunset with a combine harvester in Kansas. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
April 24, 2018 - 9:42am
April 23, 2018
The team of doctors that treated the patient included 11 doctors: nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons. MUST CREDIT: Handout courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
April 23, 2018 - 9:36pm
Map of line 3 project (Enbridge graphic)
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
April 23, 2018 - 6:49pm
Jewel Brangman was killed by shrapnel from a Takata air bag in this crash in Los Angeles. She was driving the rear vehicle, a Honda Civic. MUST CREDIT: Family photo
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
April 23, 2018 - 2:10pm
Burger King in Baxter put up a closed sign last week. Matt Erickson / Brainerd Dispatch.
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
April 23, 2018 - 10:57am
Bill Sczepanski, 56, of Stephen, Minn., ran a farming operation that topped 27,000 acres in 2014, only to go insolvent in 2017, adversely affecting a finance company and a co-op elevator at nearby Alvarado, Minn. Photo summer 2014, at Stephen, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek)
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
April 22, 2018
Tech Savvy: Opening the mailbag
April 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Tad Schoeppner
Business notes - April 22
April 22, 2018 - 8:00am
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
April 22, 2018 - 6:28am
Dr. David Pearce, executive vice president of Sanford Research. Submitted photo
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
April 22, 2018 - 6:20am
State gains 2,900 jobs in March
April 22, 2018 - 5:30am
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